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Gerry Langley hails from Northern Ireland. During the 50's he worked for Hospital Stage Productions in Belfast, playing guitar and singing with his sister, Mary Langley. He also spent some time in Donegal playing for Leo Brennan's Slieve Foy Show Band, who later gave rise to Enya and Clannad. During the early 60's in Belfast he played with the then unknown Van Morrison. Arriving in England a few years later he caught the attention of several record producers and together with his sister, Mary, recorded eight records, many of which were self penned. The Langleys Discography 1964 The Langleys 'Snakes and Ladders/I wander everywhere (Fontana TF 483) 1965 The Langleys 'Green Island/You know I love you (Fontana TF 544) 1965 Gerry Langley 'Little Grey Men/Bitter Sweets' (Parlophone R 5325) 1966 Perpetual Langley 'We Wanna Stay Home/So Sad' (Planet PLF 110) 1966 Perpetual Langley 'Surrender/Two by Two' (Planet PLF 115) 1967 Mary Langley 'Stay In My World/Summer Love' (CBS 2862) 1967 Gerry Langley 'Joanna Jones/How Long' (CBS 2935) 1967 Mary Langley 'It Always Rains on Sunday/ All My Life Is You' (CBS 3032) The 60's also saw Gerry Langley putting his song writing skills to the test and his songs were being recorded by such stars as Russ Conway, Val Doonican, Claude Francois (who wrote 'My Way', Benny Goodman, Carmen McCrae, Wayne Newton, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Peters and Lee, Sandie Shaw and even Brian Clough. He also participated in the writing of several film scores including 'Shalako' and 'The Witchfinder General' and also worked with Richard Donner, director of several 'Superman' movies. Today gerry is running his music publishing company and has recently had a song of his on the soundtrack of the film Beautiful Creatures, he has also finished a new album that he will be promoting on the Apple iTunes© store, watch this space.